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Earthquakes shake central Japan, no tsunami alert issued

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TOKYO (CNN) — A magnitude 5.7 earthquake rattled central Japan on Monday afternoon, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. A second quake — magnitude 4.6 quake — struck about 11 minutes later.

The Japan Meteorological Agency said no tsunami alert has been issued.

The quake, which took place at 4:24 p.m. local time, was centered about 143 kilometers (89 miles) north-northwest of Tokyo at a depth of 9.9 kilometers (6.2 miles), according to the USGS.

CNN’s Tokyo bureau felt a “slight shake” from the temblor.

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